Historical Events in November 1963

  • 2nd "Tambourines to Glory" opens at Little Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • 2nd Only 1st-class cricket game played in Uganda, MCC v E African XI
  • 3rd Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Cavern City Golf Open
  • 3rd 14th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Joe Weatherly wins

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4th John Lennon utters his infamous "rattle your jewellery" line at a Royal Variety Performance in London

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

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5th US VP Lyndon B. Johnson visits Netherlands

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • 7th Carole Joan Crawford, 20, wins Miss World
  • 7th NY Yankee Elston Howard is 1st black ever voted AL MVP
  • 7th Wunder von Lengede: In Germany, eleven miners are rescued from a collapsed mine after 14 days.
  • 9th "Tovarich" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 264 performances
  • 9th 450 die in a coal-dust explosion & 160 die in train crash (Japan)
  • 9th 17th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Navy beats Maryland 42-7 in Annapolis

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10th Gordie Howe takes over NHL career goal lead at 545

Ice Hockey Legend Gordie Howe
Ice Hockey Legend
Gordie Howe

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10th Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth
LPGA Golfer
Kathy Whitworth
  • 11th Brian Epstein & Ed Sullivan sign a 3 show contract for The Beatles
  • 11th Gordie Howe ties Rocket Richard's lifetime 544 goal record
  • 12th Train crash in Japan, kills 164
  • 16th Toledo, OH newspaper strike began
  • 16th Touch-tone telephone introduced
  • 17th Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Mary Mills Miss Gulf Coast Golf Invitational
  • 18th Bell Telephone introduces push button telephone
  • 18th Dartford-Purfleet tunnel under River Thames opens
  • 18th King Hassan II opens 1st parliament in Morocco

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21st JFK flies to Texas

35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • 22nd The Beatles release their second album "With the Beatles" in UK
  • 22nd Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as the 36th US president after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy
  • 22nd American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas
  • 23rd "Doctor Who" the long-running British sci-fi series debuts
  • 23rd "Tambourines to Glory" closes at Little Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • 23rd Horatio Alger Society founded
  • 23rd JFK's body lay in repose in East Room of White House
  • 23rd LBJ proclaims Nov 25 a day of national mourning (for JFK)
  • 25th JFK laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
  • 26th 29th Heisman Trophy Award: Roger Staubach, Navy (QB)

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26th Cincinnati 2nd baseman Pete Rose wins NL Rookie of Year

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose
  • 26th Explorer 18 launched
  • 27th The Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention is signed at Strasbourg.
  • 28th 1st million copy record prior to release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
  • 28th Beatles "She Loves You" returns to #1 in UK record chart
  • 28th Crusher beats Verne Gagne in St Paul, to become NWA champ
  • 28th WHNT TV channel 19 in Huntsville, AL (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • 29th Beatles release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
  • 29th LBJ sets up Warren Comm to investigate assassination of JFK
  • 29th Trans-Canada Airlines Flight 831: A Douglas DC-8 carrying 118, crashes after taking-off from Dorval Airport near Montreal, Canada
  • 30th 51st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats BC Lions, 21-10
  • 30th Martin Walser's "Überlebensgross Herr Krott" premieres in Stuttgart
  • 30th 28th Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 10-8 in Birmingham, Auburn's first points in the series in five years